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World Languages and Cultures - French

The World Languages and Cultures - French K–12 content area is designed for those looking to teach the French language to students at all grade levels. Learn more about the French program at St. Kate’s »

Prerequisite course work

Students enrolling in this content area must have proficiency in French to an intermediate level (FREN 2120: Intermediate French II or its equivalent).

Study abroad

All French content-area students are encouraged to study in a French-speaking country. Courses taken abroad with prior approval of the department chair may apply to the program.

Required courses

This content area consists of the requirements for K–12 licensure, plus four education courses at St. Catherine and the University of St. Thomas and an undergraduate French major at St. Kate’s.

At St. Kate’s:

  • EDUC 3920: Student Teaching and Seminar in World Languages and Culture: Elementary
  • EDUC 3930: Student Teaching and Seminar in World Languages and Culture: Secondary

At the University of St. Thomas:

  • EDUC380-01: Curriculum and Instruction: World Languages and Culture K-12
  • EDUC347-01: Field Experience III: (K-12) World Language and Culture

French Composition:

  • FREN 3060: Introduction to Literary Analysis

French Literature:

  • FREN 3130: Survey of French Literature I
  • FREN 3140: Survey of French Literature II

French Civilization:

  • FREN 3250: French and Francophone Civilization/Cultures

Other requirements:

  • FREN 2990: Topics
  • FREN 4860: Seminar

For detailed course descriptions, visit the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.